• Colorado’s 2014/15 ski season got underway October 17, 2014 as a crowd of ecstatic skiers and snowboarders celebrated at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. Here are some video highlights...

  • Ok, so this wasn’t filmed in Colorado but Afterglow is one of the most stunning ski videos we’ve ever seen and we had to share it. The artistry and technical wizardry of both the production crew and the skiers themselves is breathtaking and makes us want to take a...

  • Multi-Mountain, Multi-Deal, Multi-Fun, Round Two

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      It’s a great time to be a Colorado skier. Whether you buy a full season pass at your home mountain (often with reciprocal free days at nearby resorts) or pick up 4 packs and discount cards from a variety of mountains, it’s pretty easy to argue that skiing in Colorado is more affordable than...

  • Con Games: The Bowl

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    By Michael Conniff.
    ASPEN HIGHLANDS–Around here–and throughout the skiing world–it is known as “The Bowl.”
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  • Spring Loaded Calendars

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    Spring Loaded Calendars With an annual snowfall average in the neighborhood of 300 inches, high elevations and dry air, Colorado is able to offer one of the longest ski seasons in the United States. A long ski season gives resorts the opportunity to offer robust spring calendars filled with holiday celebrations, concerts, and contests. (photo by Dustin Schafer at Loveland Resort)IMG_0912 Continue Reading

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  • What it Means to be King of Spring

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    I Googled “Eldora” to find out what the word means. The search gave a couple origins including gold, gift of the sun, and blond. Our recent visit to Eldora Mountain Resort definitely lived up to the meaning of Eldora.
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  • Attention Powder Shoppers

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    Attention Powder Shoppers
    To help everyone sort through the array of spring passes being offered now, we’ve detailed the different products here. Become informed because informed shoppers are finding the ski spring season’s best deals. Mutli-day lift ticket discounts, stay and play packages, and early-bird reductions on 2010-11 passes are giving snow enthusiasts an extra reason to celebrate spring. Below is a round-up of skiing deals offered at CSCUSA member resorts around the state:
    photo taken at Echo Mountain by Casey Day
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  • Sunlight Shines On

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    Sunlight Shines On
    I visited Sunlight this weekend and here is what I concluded. While Sunlight might be small, especially compared to its neighbors down valley, it skis big. The peak is 9,895 feet and it has more than two thousand vertical.

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  • Four Resorts, Three Days, Two Kids, One Good Time

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    Four Resorts, Three Days, Two Kids, One Good Time
    The Aspen/Snowmass family of resorts includes Aspen, Snowmass, Buttermilk and Highlands. On the first day we skied at Buttermilk with the kids. The locals say that Buttermilk is the learning mountain, but I don’t recall ever being in a school this fun or beautiful.

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  • Denver CO – Cultural Oasis

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    Anna Warwick is from Bondi Beach, Australia and came to Colorado recently. On her way to Ski Country USA she passed through Denver. Below she shares her experience with us.

    Denver oozes history, art and culture. It’s easy to get around on foot, or catch the free streetcar.
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  • Snowmass: Inspiring Olympic Aspirations in Families

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    Amber Johnson is the Editor of The Denver Post’s Mile High Mamas and blogs at CrazyBlogginCanuck.com.

    The town of Aspen has a couple of things working against it: exorbitant prices and a reputation for misbehaving celebrities such as Charlie Sheen and those on VH1′s controversial Secrets of Aspen. Fortunately, it has even more going for it.

    My family visited Snowmass for the first time last weekend. I was eager to try the largest of Aspen Ski Company’s highly acclaimed four resorts but I was also worried I wouldn’t fit in. I don’t own fur and my nails haven’t seen a manicure since those fake nails I wore to my high school graduation. Turns out, it didn’t matter. I was, after all, at a world-class ski resort. I just wore gloves the entire time.
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  • Pond Skimming Season

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    Even though it’s still a few weeks away, spring is in the air this weekend in Ski Country. It’s always funny to me to see what crazy events happen at resorts when the days get longer and the snow gets softer. If pond skimming was an Olympic sport I think Coloradans would rule the podium.

    The events listed below are just a sampling of what the resorts’ calendars have on the agenda for spring. If you head up just be sure to bring sun screen, a bathing suit and a pig costume.

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  • A Purrrrfect Powder Day

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    Steamboat holds a special place in my heart because I used to live there once upon a time. But during that time I never had the chance to go powdercat skiing.

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